Lieut. Timothy 4 BIGELOW

# 1211.     Lieut. Timothy 4, son of Jonathan 3 ( Jonathan 2, John 1) BIGELOW and Mabel (EDWARDS) BIGELOW, was born 20 June 1702 in Hartford, Hartford co, CT. He was married there on 25 October 1727 to Abigail OLCOTT, daughter of John and Mary (BLACKWELL) OLCOTT. She was born at Hartford 05 February 1704. Timothy was a prominent man in Hartford, and was appointed adjutant in the army to Cape Breton in 1745 in a company that went in the Canadian Expedition. His will, dated 09 July 1746, mentions wife Abigail, sons Hezekiah, Timothy, John, and James; daughters Abigail, Ann, and Martha; his wife Abigail was appointed executrix. He died 02 June 1747 in Hartford. His widow married (2) 06 November 1748 Capt. Daniel GOODWIN; she died 26 December 1776.

Children of Timothy and Abigail (OLCOTT) BIGELOW, all born Hartford, Hartford co, CT:

12111     Hezekiah, b 09 Feb 1728; d 28 Nov 1748; unmarried.

12112     Timothy, b 22 May 1730; d 28 Nov 1761 Charlestown, NH; m 17 Dec 1757 Hannah HYDE; res Hartford. 2 children.

12113     Abigail, b 27 Sept 1732; d 26 Feb 1812 Hartford; m 23 Nov 1758 Capt. James CALDWELL; res Hartford; 8 children.

12114     Anna, b 27 Sept 1735; d 06 Sept 1807 Hartford; m 26 Feb 1735 Jonathan OLCOTT; res Hartford; 7 children.

12115     Martha, b 22 Nov 1737; d ___ ; m 22 May 1760 Dr. Samuel FLAGG of East Hartford, b 17 Mar 1736, son of Samuel and Sarah (BOND) FLAGG. No known issue.

12116     John (Major), b 20 Nov 1739; d 23 Jan 1780 Hartford, CT; m 30 June 1771 Hannah WADSWORTH; res Hartford; 5 children.

12117     James (Dr.), b __ 1741; d, according to a Boston newspaper dated 1773, in the Barbadoes Islands march 1773; aged 33 yrs. He left considerable property. Letters of administration given Feb 1775 to his brother John, but after the death of John, the estate was settled by Capt. James CALDWELL & Dr. Samuel FLAGG, as per appointment 09 Sept 1782.

Sources:
Bigelow Society,The Bigelow Family Genealogy Vol I, pg 38;
Howe, Bigelow Family of America; page 46;
Boston Atheneum, Index of Obituaries in Boston Newspapers, 1704-1800;
Barbour, Families of Early Hartford;


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